The kitchen is one of the most visited places in any apartment or house. It is here that dishes are prepared, the family is going, and if the dimensions allow, then gatherings with guests are often arranged. Therefore it is worthwhile to think over the interior design no less carefully than in other rooms of the apartment. At the same time the repair of the kitchen is 6 square meters. m is not limited to the choice of style with the color scheme, it is important to know how much everything costs, taking into account the services of specialists.
Proper furniture design will create a functional and cozy kitchen.
Where to begin
Before calculating the area of the room with the amount of materials, determining how much it costs to finish with furniture, it is necessary to make a plan. Write down in detail your wishes on paper, describe the scale of the planned repair, pre-register the amount you are willing to spend. It is necessary to determine the type of repair - whether the case will be limited to cosmetic changes, or capital works will be carried out with the complete dismantling of old coatings and furniture, and a change of layout.
A small redevelopment will help create a more spacious kitchen interior.
Important! Refurbishing the kitchen is cheaper, and with proper skills it will not require extra costs for the services of workers.
Next, write a list of planned work down to the smallest detail, not forgetting to put down the prices, it is easier to count how much the kitchen will cost. The most costly complete replacement of old coatings with furniture. In addition to the cost of work with materials, it is necessary to add 10% to the total amount, these funds will be very helpful if there are unforeseen expenses during the repair of the kitchen.
It is important to make a list of repair work.
What to consider when calculating
Of course, the choice of interior style plays an important role - depending on the design, the cost of materials can vary greatly. If the minimalism style is economical enough, then the classic kitchen with natural materials and high-quality furniture will cost a large sum. However, there are a number of other important factors besides design.
One of the most important points, the cost of all finishing materials with installation work depends on the accuracy of calculations. It is not enough to operate only 6 square meters. meters of kitchen. Will need to measure:
- Floor area;
- The area of the walls;
- Ceiling area;
- The number and area of window openings;
- The number and area of doorways;
- The length of the slopes of windows and doors, if replacement is required.
Variants of kitchen planning with a small area
The area of the window and doorways is subtracted from the area of the walls on which they are located. Average measurements for a small kitchen in Khrushchev (for example, take an area of 6 square meters) will be as follows:
- S floor - 6 m2;
- S walls - 30 m2;
- R on the walls - 10 m.
If you plan to renovate the entire apartment, the same calculations must be done for the other rooms.
Measurements help to calculate and place the kitchen set correctly.
The number of outlets, fixtures, switches affects the cost of repairing the kitchen. Before work, you need to count their number, deciding at what height they will be located. This is necessary to know how much to stitch. If you do not plan to connect new sockets with lamps, the cost of repairing the kitchen is reduced, including only the replacement of old elements.
Knowing the surface area, it is easy to calculate the cost of finishing materials and how much they will need. Buying floor and wall coverings, it is worth making a reserve of 10% in case of unforeseen circumstances.
Wallpaper for repair should be purchased with a bit of stock.
Repair in a small kitchen of 6 square meters. m may be the easiest, which uses the most inexpensive materials. So, linoleum will be cheaper, however, despite the low price, this coating is of sufficient quality and resistant to various influences - water, heat, chemicals. Linoleum cloths are easy to install, they do not require pre-alignment of the base. Parquet or stone tiles will be the most expensive both at cost and installation.
Laminate flooring is a good flooring for kitchens.
For walls it is better not to choose paper wallpapers, they are too thin, which means they will quickly become useless in the kitchen. A well-chosen water-based paint, plaster or vinyl wallpaper that is easy to clean. As for the ceiling, the most economical design option is simple paint or whitewash. Stretch ceilings are difficult to install, but incredibly practical in everyday life. What other materials can be used to repair a small kitchen of 6 square meters. m can be seen on the selection of photos below.
Painting the walls in light colors increases the space and gives a light atmosphere
Stretch ceilings are often used during the repair of kitchens with a small area.
How much does floor repair cost
The cost of dismantling the flooring and laying a new one is always considered first. Here are approximate calculations (prices are per work per 1 sq. Meter):
- Removal of the old coating - from 120 p .;
- Additional waterproofing - from 150 p .;
- Preparation of the base (leveling the surface) - from 350 p .;
- Installation of laminate boards - from 340 p.
Also do not forget about the plinths, their installation will cost about 120 rubles per meter length. The plinth not only complements the design of the floor, it closes the gap and does not allow dust and dirt to get under the floor.
How much does it cost to repair the walls
As in the case of the floor, the cost of work is indicated at the rate of 1 sq. M. meter surface. Let's say the old coating has already been removed, you need to glue the new wallpaper, so it is easy to calculate how much the rest costs:
- Primer surface - from 80 rubles.;
- Alignment of the walls (putty with further sanding) - from 250 rubles.
- Processing joints in the corners (counted per meter of height) - from 300 rubles;
- Wallpapering - from 240 rubles. depending on the material and the complexity of the work.
In addition to wallpaper, it is important to take into account the work on the installation of sockets (each will cost about 600 rubles), as well as switches with lamps (about 800 rubles for 1 pc.). If there is a need for breaking the walls for new wiring, you will have to add another 300 rubles to the estimate. for every 10 meters.
The simplest version of the design of the ceiling surface is painting. How much would such a repair cost:
- Removing old whitewash - from 90 p .;
- Surface priming - from 100 r .;
- Putty - from 260 p .;
- Alignment with the help of skins - from 120 p .;
- Painting - from 230 p.
At the same time in small kitchens it is better to use glossy bright colors, this visually increases the space. However, it is important to note that the shiny surface requires a perfectly smooth base - the slightest flaws will be immediately visible. Such a simple ceiling design will suit almost any style of interior.
Repair of a small kitchen is often limited to the use of colors with materials. Indoors 6 square. m is difficult to embody many ideas of modern interior design, designed for spacious rooms. Sophisticated decorative styles such as art deco are not suitable for small-sized kitchen, it is much easier to organize the space in the style of high-tech, eco or minimalism.
Simple colors, unassuming design, a large amount of light, as well as compact furniture can visually modify the space, making it easier, more spacious. The number of decorative elements should be minimized, limited to bright textiles, beautiful tableware, a couple of photos on the walls, flowers. How else can you competently use space, visually making it more:
- Light shades and lack of contrasting combinations;
- Horizontal lines draw in breadth, while vertical lines make ceilings higher;
- Glossy coatings with mirrors play their role well, visually making the kitchen bigger;
- Built-in furniture with appliances takes up less space;
- The corner kitchen also saves space without sacrificing capacity;
- Open shelves look lighter than kitchen wall cabinets;
- Part of the shelves can be hung above the windows or the door under the ceiling;
- The bar counter allows you to create a compact dining area and an additional work surface, if there is very little space and fits perfectly into any design;
- The window sill can be used as a continuation of the table top.
Kitchen renovation options with a minimalist design on an area of 6 square meters. meters can be seen on the selection of photos below.
Are you going to do the repair of the kitchen with your own hands or hire masters for these purposes, the sequence of steps will not change. At the same time, it is worthwhile to be patient in advance, especially if everything is done with your own hands - often kitchen repairs have the unpleasant property of delaying longer than necessary.
Dismantling of old coatings
The first stage of the repair kitchen 6 square. meters looks depressing and a little like the beautiful interiors in the photo. Before you begin removing old tiles, wallpaper, etc., you need to remove the furniture and remove the sink. First of all, the coating is removed from the walls - tiles from the apron and wallpaper. This can be done independently, but to remove the parquet or tile floor is much more difficult and it is better to entrust the process to professionals.
Communication and redevelopment in the kitchen
If demolition of the wall is planned, as well as the transfer of sewage, gas pipes or water mains, it must be agreed with the appropriate authority and obtain permission. For any manipulation of gas pipes it is better to call the city service, it is safer and safer.
It is equally important to immediately resolve all issues with electricity. If the equipment is built-in, it is impossible to place the sockets directly behind it, they need to be put aside. In the photo below you can see different options for redevelopment and the location of the sink and stoves during the repair of the kitchen of 6 square meters. m
Leveling and finishing surfaces
The final stage of the kitchen renovation, after which it remains only to assemble furniture and install fixtures with sockets. A screed is used to level the floor, after which the lining under the laminate or linoleum creeps. Small irregularities of the walls can be hidden with plaster, but if the drops are significant, you can fix it with the help of drywall. The surface of the gypsum plasterboard is subsequently finished as usual.
The ceiling does not need to be leveled if a tension or mounted structure is installed. However, when choosing such a design in the kitchen, it should be borne in mind that suspended ceilings conceal 10-15 cm from the height of the walls. If the kitchen is low, it is better to refuse multilevel structures. As after the repair, the design of a small kitchen of 6 square meters is changing. meters can be seen in the photo below.
As soon as the repair of the floor and walls is completed, it is time to assemble the kitchen unit. If you purchased a furniture set to order, then before starting the assembly, you need to call a specialist to measure everything again, check where the pipes and sockets are. Probably something will have to redo a little.
Important! You should not postpone the order of the kitchen set until the end of the kitchen repair, it is better to do this in advance - the specific date disciplines and allows you to complete the finishing work faster.
After the headset in the kitchen is assembled and installed, only the decor of the room remains. Interior decoration is the final touch, which does not take much time and immediately brings comfort. How does the design of a small kitchen of 6 square. meters after repair can be seen in the photo.
How much it costs to repair a kitchen is influenced by its size, as well as the interior design, on which the choice of finishing materials and furniture depends. Having calculated everything in advance and having planned the budget, you can safely get down to business without fear of unexpected situations.